Since portraying Sister Encarnación in 2006’s Jack Black-starrer Nacho Libre, Ana de la Reguera has been making her mark in Hollywood, as well as maintaining her superstar status in Latin America. But the Mexican actress, who just happens to be turning 36 today (April 8), hasn’t forgotten her roots. When she isn’t acting or modeling, de la Reguera spends her time with charitable projects. Here’s a look at her philanthropic efforts.
Kahlua with a Cause
In 2010, Ana de la Reguera appeared in Kahlua’s new ad campaign, “Delicioso,” which aimed to celebrate the rich history and heritage of Veracruz, The actress, who was born and raised in the Mexican state, invited viewers to meet the people and explore the culture of Veracruz, while spotlighting the origins and ingredients of the brand. For her involvement, Kahlua donated $50,000 to help the Capadocia actress establish a foundation to help Veracruz recover from Hurricane Karl, which ravaged the area days before shooting the Kahlua ads.